spa massage and massage therapy. Which one should you choose?

The ONLY Spa Massage You REALLY Need In Guildford, Surrey

What Is A Spa Massage? Spa massages are general treatment sessions that aim to help you relax. Spa therapists, trained in the general art of massage, typically administer it with light to medium pressure. The level of expertise differs between a massage/soft tissue specialist and a spa therapist. Its primarily aims to provide relaxation and…

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing Spondylitis On The NHS And How We Treat It.

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, May 2023. What is Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)? Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a long-term (chronic) condition in which the spine and other areas of the body become inflamed. Risk Factors of AS? HLA-B27 Gene If you have a family history of ankylosing spondylitis, you are more likely to develop the disease. There…

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Massage Therapy For Cancer – The Touch That Will Make Difference

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, April 2023. Cancer Research UK supports it, so does MacMillan and the World Cancer Research Fund. Massage therapy can provide numerous benefits for people undergoing cancer treatment. Read on to find out how. Oncology Massage Benefits Massage can help reduce pain and discomfort caused by cancer and its treatments.…

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Guildford’s Best Prenatal Massage: What You Need To Know

By Andrew Siyabalawatte and Sumaiya Farheen, Jan 2023. Massage during pregnancy is often frowned upon. It not safe some say, however, following the first trimester and if utilised appropriately, massage can make pregnancy a lot easier to manage. Read on to find out how. A Natural Stress Reliever Cortisol is a hormone that is normally…

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Health is Mind and Body

The Physiological Stress Of Life – Health and Wellbeing

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, Feb 2023. Happy Hormones Massage can influence good health and wellbeing by increasing the release of endorphins, serotonin, oxytocin and dopamine. Low levels of serotonin and dopamine are related to negative thoughts, anxiety and depression. Massage initiates the release of endorphins by stimulating the autonomic nervous system, which in…

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Massage and Mental Clarity: The Ultimate Stress Buster

By Sumaiya Farheen, Jan 2023. We have already established the physical benefits of a massage. It alleviates stress, provides relief from pain and aches, and helps in better muscle and joint functioning. Different types of massages like deep postural, Aromatherapy, sports tissue and deep tissue, have known to improve blood and lymph circulation which increases…

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Sports Massage vs Deep Tissue, Which is Better?

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, Oct 20, 2022 Sports Massage vs Deep Tissue As you stand at the crossroads of Sports vs deep tissue, it’s essential to consider your unique needs, preferences, and health goals. The Different Massage Techniques used in Sports vs deep tissue Petrissage Therapists use petrissage, or muscle kneading, as a therapeutic technique to…

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The FULL Effect Of A Full Body Massage

Did you know that around ten million people in England suffer from back pain? Worrying figures from research by Arthritis UK show that people of all ages are struggling with a musculoskeletal problem. It got us thinking. How many of those people represented in these findings are having a regular full body massage? Regular engagement…

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